Here we have the follow up to Eternal Black’s 2015’s self-titled EP, which was a very enjoyable, albeit brief, introduction to the band. Appetite firmly whetted, Bleed the Days is now here to show that this early promise has been followed up with something more substantial. Continue reading
Eternal Black play Traditional Doom Metal, (à la Saint Vitus), filtered through a filthy lens and incorporating an influence from bands like Down, Corrosion of Conformity, Orange Goblin and a touch of Eyehategod in the riffs.
The songs pass by with a pleasant rumbling and a companionable fuzzy delivery. The singer’s measured drawl is familiar enough to be enticing, but individual enough to carry off.
With decent grooves and an ear for a good riff, these three songs are over before you realise, despite each lasting about 5-6 minutes each.
A good, earthy sound that’s not too polished breathes life into the tracks, and all of the instruments are clear enough to be heard.
The songs are catchy, memorable and enjoyable. What more is there to say, really?